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Wetland Mitigation. Wetlands. Wetlands are protected under section 404 of the Clean Water Act. USACE is the primary agency responsible for permitting, enforcement and protection of wetlands. USACE have jurisdiction over wetlands adjacent to waters of the US. Wetland Mitigation.

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wetlands
Wetlands
  • Wetlands are protected under section 404 of the Clean Water Act.
  • USACE is the primary agency responsible for permitting, enforcement and protection of wetlands.
  • USACE have jurisdiction over wetlands adjacent to waters of the US.
wetland mitigation3
Wetland Mitigation
  • USACE motto is “no net loss” of wetlands
  • Mitigation is compensating for resource losses and is considered throughout the USACE permit application review process.
  • On site and off site mitigation
on site mitigation
On-site Mitigation
  • On-site mitigation should be undertaken in areas adjacent to the discharge site.
  • USACE Regulatory Division base mitigation calculations on acreage and use different ratios when determining compensation.
wetlands ratios
Wetlands Ratios
  • Restoration 2:1
  • Enhancement 3:1
  • Creation 4:1
  • Preservation 10:1
off site mitigation
Used when on-site mitigation is not practicable

One may obtain credits from a mitigation bank approved by the USACE and EPA

Based on HUC and eco-region

Off-Site Mitigation
problems with mitigation
Problems with mitigation
  • Success of banks are unknown
  • Trading of different types of wetlands are inefficient.